Aizoaceae (Carpetweed family)

Broadleaf plant family

This is a small family of plants. Other than carpetweed, only two species of plants in this family are known to occur in relatively isolated locations in Missouri.

Carpetweed Carpetweed
Mollugo verticillata

For an idea of relative seed size, each photo contains a millimeter ruler. The distance between increments is 1 mm.

Publication No. IPM1023-3